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  • Create New Folder in Longhorn 4074

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    This is a very simple solution to the odd bug where "New Folder" is not available in the context menu of Explorer. Click on Start, then Run. Type regedit, click on OK. Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/.Folder (not Folder but .Folder with a dot) Double-click on
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  • Missing Indigo library in PDC Longhorn

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    Currently, if you attempt to use Indigo, you may quickly run into an error, warning that a library is missing, usually once you get into the System.Net.PeerToPeer namespace. Well, yesterday in a “Developing Mobile Applications in Longhorn”
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  • No sound in Longhorn

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    Ok, I've gone long enough. When I heard I was getting the PDC Bits I went out and bought a new computer, because I didn't want to mess with any of that Virtual PC stuff. The problem is, I did not upgrade the sound card; so all I have now is Dell Integrated
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  • Ian Helps out with Help

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    Ian Griffiths mentions how he overcame his Longhorn SDK help issues (script errors, slow to load). He changed his main drive from FAT32 to NTFS. I got all excited and thought maybe that is my problem too. I checked my drive and its already set to NTFS
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  • Writing Style, text not coding...

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    Kent Tegels mentioned his admiration of Bert Sugar 's writing style. As an avid reader, this is the style I enjoy. Visual and casual; you really feel as if you are sitting in a diner with the writer and he is recalling an experience and passing on mental
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  • Purple OS

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    Tonight while reading the Purple Cow book by Seth Godin , I ran into this text: Can you create a culture of aggressively prototyping new products and policies? When GM shows a concept car at the New York Auto Show, there's more than ego involved. They
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  • Longhorn Meetup

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    The time has come. " An operating system of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth." - A PDC Attendant Join Developers for Longhorn in our grassroots campaign to move computing forward and push Microsoft into the
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  • Microsoft Venus in Visual Studio?

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    On startup of Visual Studio Whidbey Tech Preview I noticed tonight, that “Microsoft Venus” was listed as an “Installed Product“. The only mention I found of “Microsoft” and “Venus” on the internet was back
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  • Brent Rector's WinFX (paperbound) book

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    I've been reading Brent Rector's chapters/articles[1] on MSDN, but I was excited to see this entry on Kent Tegel's blog . He links to Brent Rector's WinFX MS Press book on BookPool . Discounted price and it comes in tangible paperbound form. Awesome.
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  • 3rd Party software that works in Longhorn

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    I just found this thread started on AcademicLonghorn.com . Looks like a promising list so far. It'd be interesting to know what else works on the current build. Anyone using other software successfully that hasn't been listed? Still trying to get my sound
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  • Non Working Features in Longhorn v4051

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    Non Working Features in Longhorn v4051 -A listing of features I have found that are not enabled in the PDC Build I initially started this list as a blog entry , but I have started adding to it and realized that it will fit better as an “article”
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  • HTML revised (verbositized)

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    I found this as a good short example of the new text markup that is used in XAML (posted by Ian Griffiths of DevelopMentor ). If you haven't looked at the markup style yet, you will notice its very similar, you just now have to spell everything out. <TextPanel
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  • Non-working Features in Longhorn

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    UPDATE: I have moved the list to a different location, you can now find it here This is a living “Non-working” features list I will be compiling over time while working in Longohorn. I know the PDC Build is a pre-alpha and in no way expect
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